Hold on to your butts, because Sarazanmai - a 2019 original TV anime about three troubled teens who transform into kappa and try to resolve mortal attachments in a rather eye-brow raising way - is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with a pun-filled promotion: a custom manhole cover. Hit the jump to learn the details, dish.
The Spring 2019 Renewal is overseeing a meeting of hearts and minds and other less savory body parts with a look at Sarazanmai, a Spring 2019 anime from the mind of the infamous Kunihiko Ikuhara which focuses on otters, kappa, and the exquisite agony of human relationships. Hit the jump to learn more, dish.
Love (and comedy) is in the air as the Spring 2019 Renewal by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" takes a look back at Senryu Girl, a TV anime about a unique young lady who expresses herself exclusively through a form of 5-7-5 syllable poetry. Hit the jump to learn more.
The new Spring season is upon us, but "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" continues its mission to draw attention to older shows that fans may have missed with the Spring 2019 Renewal, and the first entry focuses on a cute school comedy series about a shy girl continuing her mission to befriend everyone in her classroom. Hit the jump to join us as we check out Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu.
As reported, a live-action PV to promote the forthcoming terrestrial broadcasting of the 3DCG anime series ULTRAMAN has been in production. It is confirmed today that the anime's two main voice actors, Ryohei Kimura and Takuya Eguchi will play their characters wearing the "ULTRAMAN SUIT" and "ULTRAMAN SUIT ver. 7" made by Tsuburaya Productions' modeling department "LSS." Hit the jump for more details.
Voice actor Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) is an avid fan of video games and even has a Youtube channel dedicated to playing them, and in a recent upload Hanae samples Kimetsu no Renma ("Demon Slayer's Training"), a video game that was included as a pack-in bonus with the special edition Japanese Bluray & DVD release of Volume 3 of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime. Hit the jump to check it out.
Voice actress Azumi Waki reprises her role as the titular divine messenger of The Helpful Fox Senko-san in a special edition "Helpful Situation" audio CD that is included as a pack-in bonus in an upcoming volume of the original manga, and now you can listen to a preview of the sort of pampering that Senko delivers. Hit the jump to check it out.
The latest anime adaptation will be reaching its climax soon. The official website for the ongoing sixth TV anime based on Shigeru Mizuki's horror/supernatural manga GeGeGe no Kitaro announced today that it will enter its final chapter "Nurarihyon Arc" from its 76th episode to be aired on October 6, and revealed a new key visual for it. Hit the jump for more new information.
After the on-air of its first season's final 25th episode in Japan last night, the official website for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket confirmed that its second season is set to premiere in 2020. Hit the jump for more new information.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime Fruits Basket announced on September 17 that 32-year-old Aki Toyosaki (Yu Hirasawa in K-ON!) is cast as Isuzu "Rin" Soma, one of the 12 members of the Soma family. The character will appear on the anime's next 25th episode to be aired on Friday, which will be the final episode of its first season. Hit the jump for more.
The official website and Twitter for the TV anime Kiratto Pri☆Chan have posted a new key visual for its ongoing second season introducing the ten jewel idols in Jewel Code. One surprising thing in the visual is that Dia, the virtual idol who has served as the host of the Jewel Audition event, also wears the special dress. Check it out after the jump!
A teaser trailer and the Japanese release date have been revealed for Gugenka's "HoloModels" virtual reality / augmented reality app for The Helpful Fox Senko-san, which will allow users to interact with the nurturing messenger deity from the TV anime soon. Hit the jump to learn more.
Previously released in August of 2019, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is once again teaming up with Takara Tomy to appear in pocket-sized form as a line of "Nitotan" stuffed toys with a second printing that's due out in Japan in January of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, the ongoing TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy adventure manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, is rounding out its cast with seven new members representing the remaining "Pillars", the most powerful individuals in the Demon Slaying Corps. Hit the jump to learn more.
Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, a manga and short form TV anime that is all about the joys of the Nagoya region, is teaming up with Pasco Shikishima Corporation, a Japanese bakery whose headquarters are in Nagoya, for a unique collaboration that includes special prizes. Hit the jump to load up on carbs.